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High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack
... ambulance , argue a group of heart specialists in this
weeks BMJ. At least 70% of people who die from coronary heart disease have had previous heart problems. Yet recent data from the British Heart Foundation shows that 40% of the general population would not immediately call an ambulance during a su...
Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors
...earch into the health effects , doctors writing in this
weeks BMJ say the ban should stay in place. A ho...ude. A separate review article also published in this
weeks BMJ highlights the importance of helping patients to stop smoking as young as possible. It poi...
Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring
... If conditions are fine, no data are sent. "With this
approach, no news is good news," Coifman said. T...ad happened. On average, the controller boxes in this
simulation sent fewer than 10 signals a day -- 200 times less than they would normally send. The e...
Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes
...romagnetic interference shielding. Once we reached this
milestone, we began investigating ways to reduce t...erial. The results astounded even the researchers; this
extra step reduced the weight of the material by 50 percent and increased its flexibility. Gupta's...
US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman
...nvasion and aggravated battery. Both were arrested this
week, but formal charges had not been filed. Autho...harged as adults. "Any rape case is horrible but this
takes it to another level, something you can't think of even in your worst dreams," police spokesman...
New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities
...he Framingham equation and 14% for ASSIGN. Using this
more focused tool for risk estimation, the researc...er tested in other populations, but point out that this
is the largest such study to have ever been undertaken, and the first time routine data in a UK gene...
Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations
...ent of the Harry Potter series will hit bookstores this
month and there is no shortage of anticipation amo...e the character who puts their life on the line in this
book. "I'm also concerned about Ron. He has shown himself to be willing to sacrifice himself in a ...
Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too
...ively harmless genital warts. Merck says it did this
because the wart strains can confuse HPV screening...ients. Some researchers, however, have said that this
grouping will encourage men to get vaccinated to prevent disfiguring warts, and as a result they wil...
Exercise Reduces Inflammation
...the independent effect of parasympathetic tone in this
case, determined by assessing heart-rate recovery ... inflammation. And the reason were excited about this
is that exercise is a great way to improve parasympathetic tone. When you exercise that is the symp...
Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies
... of Defense, will also be discontinued. "Earlier this
year we redefined our business strategy and commit...rts in Study 101 to test safety and PK. We believe this
program, in addition to anti-IL-9, will generate significant additional interest in the Company in t...
Mukherjee Inaugurates Tele-education and Tele-medicine Centres in Addis Ababa
...logy and of the tele-medicine unit, said that with this
facility the patients will no longer be required to travel to far off places to avail expensive and expert medical advice....
Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant
...ep in a comprehensive clinical program to position this
product for regulatory clearance and subsequent launch in Europe in early 2008, and in the USA in early 2009....
Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted
... Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In this
scenario, all stakeholders will need to realise that in matters concerning security, privacy and confidentiality, ensuring 100 per cent absolute security and confidentiality is impossible. Instead, maintaining a good balance between actual or realist...
AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra
... Government of Brazil for successfully negotiating this
additional and significant price cut on a more pat... AIDS Healthcare Foundation's President. "However, this
30% price reduction on top of Brazil's previously-negotiated 46% price discount underscores to anyon...
Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids
... the US have started group weight-loss programmes, this
is an experiment like no other because it's largely targeted at changing habits learned in childhood. The project is called "Shape Up", and it began in 2003 under the direction of nutritionist Christina Economos of Tufts University. It encompasses ...
Indian Fashion Beckons International Models
...will help them not only in gaining knowledge about this
country's fashion but also provide their career an added boost. "It's a great experience to work in India as in Europe Indian fashion is very respected," said Barbora Brabcova of the Czech Republic. "When I go back to my country, I'll have a better...
An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health
...aid though his team were not the first to think of this
technology, but they were the first worldwide to d...ntegrated electronics, said Prof Thomas. Through this
connection, the computer identifies, for example, that hanger 123 has coat 45 on it, which has store...
Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified
...asite. TEP1 is a scout that finds the enemy, in this
case malarial parasites, then plants a homing signal on the enemy and calls in the air strike, said lead study author Dr. Richard Baxter, a postdoctoral researcher in biochemistry at UT Southwestern. He said that the understanding as to how some mo...
Dengue Fever Cases Up 36 Percent in Thailand: Report
...y how many people died last year. "The situation this
year is more serious than last year because of the...ch borders Thailand, at least 132 people have died this
year, while wealthy Singapore has seen 3,597 cases and three deaths. The virus, which leads to a s...
Elevated Carbondioxide may Have Negative Impact on Ecosystem
...colleagues conducted tests in which they evaluated this
herbivorous attack-defense cycle. They studied s...egulate its defensive hormones. The relevancy of this
study is far-reaching since soybeans are an important crop to many different economies. Furthermore,...
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